Miami Heat warn fans not to buy fake tickets
Mario Chalmers starred in a 103-84 win for the Miami Heat in Game Two of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs.
MIAMI, Fla. - Bogus Miami Heat tickets were sold to a former NFL Hall of Fame player. Now, the FBI is investigating as the team warns fans to be aware.
A FOX station in Los Angeles reports quarterback Warren Moon was scammed out of four first-row Miami Heat seats and $200,000.
A New York tourist was scammed earlier in the month out of $1,000 for four seats purchased via Craigslist.
Some reports show NFL players Charles Woodson and Jarvis Green were also targeted.
WSVN in Miami reports that the FBI said it is, "confirming it is a pending investigation but can't comment any further."
Experts say floor seats are available online but season tickets are only sold through the Heat and its official partners.
The Miami Heat is telling fans to beware through a fraud alert, saying www.NBATickets.com is the only secondary site where purchases "are authenticated and verified by Ticketmaster."